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October 19, 2016 21:00 ET

BMO Global Asset Management (Asia) Limited Announces ETF Dividends

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Oct. 19, 2016) - BMO Global Asset Management (Asia) Limited today announced dividends for its ETF line-up:

BMO ETF* Stock Code Cash Dividend per Unit (HK$)
BMO Asia USD Investment Grade Bond ETF 3141.HK 0.13
BMO Hong Kong Banks ETF 3143.HK 0.30
BMO Asia High Dividend ETF 3145.HK 0.17
BMO MSCI Asia Pacific Real Estate ETF 3121.HK 0.14
BMO MSCI Europe Quality Hedged to USD ETF 3165.HK 0.16
* BMO ETF is a Hong Kong umbrella unit trust authorized under section 104 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571) of Hong Kong.

The expected dividend date is October 27, 2016, and the record date is October 28, 2016. The distribution-payable date is November 8, 2016.

About BMO Global Asset Management

BMO Global Asset Management is a global investment manager with offices in more than 25 cities in 14 countries, delivering service excellence to clients across five continents.

Our four major investment centers in Toronto, Chicago, London and Hong Kong are complemented by a network of world-class boutique managers strategically located across the globe: BMO Real Estate Partners, LGM Investments, Monegy, Inc., Pyrford International Ltd., and Taplin, Canida & Habacht, LLC. BMO Global Asset Management is a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative (UNPRI).

BMO Global Asset Management is a part of BMO Financial Group, a highly diversified financial services provider based in North America with total assets of CDN $692 billion as of July 31, 2016, and over 45,000 employees. BMO Wealth Management has worldwide assets under management of CDN $402 billion.

IMPORTANT: BMO Asia USD Investment Grade Bond ETF, BMO Hong Kong Banks ETF, BMO Asia High Dividend ETF, BMO MSCI Asia Pacific Real Estate ETF and BMO MSCI Europe Quality Hedged to USD ETF (the "Sub-Funds") are established under BMO ETF, an umbrella unit trust. The Sub-Funds may not be suitable for all investors and investors should not invest based on this marketing material alone. Investors should read the BMO ETF prospectus (available at www.bmo.hk/etfs) for further details, including product features and risk factors. ETFs are not guaranteed and past performance is not indicative of future performance. Investment involves risks. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up, and investors may not get back the original amount invested.
BMO Asia USD Investment Grade Bond ETF primarily invests in fixed rate USD-denominated government-related and corporate investment grade bonds of the Asia ex-Japan region. Such investments involve special risks including interest rate risk, over-the-counter market risk, issuer risk, sovereign debt risk and illiquidity of bonds close to maturity risk.
BMO Hong Kong Banks ETF primarily invests in securities that are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and classified as Banks by the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB). Stock prices of financial service companies are also more sensitive to the movement of interest rates.
BMO Asia High Dividend ETF primarily invests in high dividend yield securities in Asia. Such securities are subject to risks that the dividend could be reduced or abolished, or the risks that the value of the securities could decline or have lower-than average potential for price appreciation.
BMO MSCI Asia Pacific Real Estate ETF primarily invests in securities in the real estate sector in the Asia Pacific region, including real estate investment trusts (REITs). There are risks associated with the real estate sector and REITs in particular.
BMO MSCI Europe Quality Hedged to USD ETF concentrates its investment in European securities.
With respect to BMO Asia USD Investment Grade Bond ETF and BMO MSCI Asia Pacific Real Estate ETF, investing in emerging markets involves a greater risk of loss.
BMO MSCI Europe Quality Hedged to USD ETF invests in currency forward contracts for hedging purposes and there are associated risks involved including costs of hedging, derivative and OTC transactions risks.
The Sub-Funds are subject to concentration risk and tracking error risks, and may trade at a substantial premium or discount to their NAV.

DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this document is, or is intended to be, an offer, advice, or a solicitation to buy or sell any investments, and this document is directed only at persons in those jurisdictions where access to and use of such information is lawful. It is the responsibility of each investor to be aware of and to observe all applicable laws and regulations of any relevant jurisdiction. Investors should seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding any particular investment. SFC authorization is not a recommendation or endorsement of a scheme nor does it guarantee the commercial merits of a scheme or its performance. It does not mean the scheme is suitable for all investors nor is it an endorsement of its suitability for any particular investor or class of investors. This document is issued by BMO Global Asset Management (Asia) Limited, which is authorised and regulated in Hong Kong by the Securities and Futures Commission (the SFC). This advertisement has not been reviewed by the SFC.

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